It will come as no surprise that Jose Mourinho‘s side have been the most clinical when it comes to taking chances this season.
Manchester City have scored the most goals with 62 and Chelsea are just one behind on 61, but City have taken 84 more shots than the Blues.
Manuel Pellegrini‘s men have in fact taken the most shots in the league, as shown below in this stats table:
The numbers show that Chelsea need the least shots out of anyone to score a goal and it takes them an average of 7.38 shots to find the net, while Manchester United are the next most clinical, requiring 7.52 shots-per-goal.
Arsenal have often been criticised for not shooting enough but only Man City have had more efforts than the Gunners.
Aston Villa are by far the most wasteful team in the Premier League as it takes them almost 17 shots to score a goal – a staggering statistic.
Again, it’s not a huge shock to see that the five least clinical teams in the division are the same five teams that find themselves at the bottom of the table.